Infrastructure Linux News for May 25, 2011
Linux Server Revenue in Q1 2011 Hits $2 Billion (May 25, 2011, 23:01)
ServerWatch: That's Billion with a 'B'
Here We Go Again: How to Tell a Bubble When you See One (May 25, 2011, 22:01)
The Standards Blog: "Oh my goodness. It's
happening again. Will there be anywhere to hide this time, or are
we already trapped — tied like poor little Pauline to the
railroad tracks as the engine of another high tech bubble barrels
down upon us."
Wildfire Games Launches 0 A.D. Alpha version 5 (May 25, 2011, 19:13)
Unixmen: "The game's publisher, Wildfire Games,
has announced the fifth alpha version of the game."
Ubuntu Unity, GNOME 3: The Video Driver March of Folly (May 25, 2011, 17:08)
Datamation: "In all the articles this past
month about GNOME 3 and Ubuntu's Unity, video drivers have received
only passing mention."
Caution on that 'Call for Caution on Open Source' (May 25, 2011, 12:14)
Computer World UK Blogs: Glyn Moody takes apart
an effort to spread FUD about open source.
Chrome will bring about the ICT revolution in schools. (May 25, 2011, 11:03)
Computer World UK Blogs: "If the magic fairy
replaced all of the non-specialist desktop PCs and Laptops a school
owned with Chrome books the average secondary school would save
over £50,000 per year on licences, support and
Webopedia Fun Term of the Day: What is deathmatch? (May 25, 2011, 10:01)
Webopedia: "Deathmatch, or DM, is a type of
gameplay mode found in first-person-shooter games. The objective of
a deathmatch is to frag as many players in the game as possible
while keeping yourself from being fragged."
GPT disk partitioning guide for Chakra 2011.4 (May 25, 2011, 09:03)
LinuxBSDos.com: "GPT is an alternate disk
partition table scheme that solves two issues associated with the
MBR partition table scheme. This article offers a guide on how to
configure partitions on Chakra 2011.4, using a GPT scheme."
App store licensing hinders OSS growth (May 25, 2011, 07:02)
ZDNet Asia Blogs: "App store licensing models
that are not compatible with open source ones, resulting in apps
being taken down from the marketplace, are causing confusion among
developers and will likely inhibit open source development."
Super boot manager - Great tool to Manage Burg, Grub2 and Plymouth in Ubuntu (May 25, 2011, 05:00)
Unixmen: What? You don't like managing Grub
from the command line?